Chief Keef’s music became popular among Chicago high school students in 2010 after he was born to a teenage mother and raised by his grandmother. His star rose even higher after Kanye West heard his hit song “I Don’t Like,” which prompted him to remix it with Pusha T, Jadakiss, and Big Sean. He founded Glo Gang.
|Celebrated Name:||Chief Keef|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Keith Farrelle Cozart|
|Birth Date:||15 August 1995|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, US|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Sno, Krue, Kimora, Kayden)|
|Is Chief Keef Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Rapper, song producer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2023|
Chief Keef’s Biography
Chief Keef was born on August 15, 1995, in Chicago, Illinois, to Alfonzo Cozart and Lolita Carter. He was raised by his grandmother in Chicago’s Washington Park neighborhood. His mother died when he was 16 years old, so no information about his father is available; he got his name from his deceased uncle.
He began rapping at a young age, using his mother’s karaoke machine to record music. He attended Dulles Elementary School, Banner Middle School, and Dyett High School before dropping out at the age of 15 and receiving his diploma.
After dropping out of school, he began to gain community recognition with his mixtapes titled “The Glory Road and Band.” In 2011, he was charged with unlawful use of a weapon after firing gunshots from a Pontiac Grand Prix, and he was placed under house arrest for two months at his grandmother’s house.
Chief Keef Age, Height, Weight
Chief Keef was born on August 15, 1995, and is 27 years old as of 2023. His height is 1.83 meters and his weight is 76 kilograms.
Chief Keef began rapping at the age of five, using his mother’s karaoke machine and borrowing blank tapes from friends and neighbors to create music. He rose to prominence primarily through the music videos he posted on YouTube. He was more popular among high school students in the early years of his career. He released ‘the glory road’ and ‘Bang’ in 2011, followed by ‘Back from the Dead’ by glory boyz in March 2012.
He later released ‘I Don’t Like,’ for which Kanye West remixed. Interscope Records released the ‘Finally, rich’ album in December 2012, with the singles ‘I Love Sosa’ and ‘Hate Bein’ Sober’ peaking at #29 on the Billboard 200. It featured Wiz Khalifa, 50 Cent, Master P, and French Montana. Keef signed with Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records in early 2013.
Keef’s collaborative mixtapes include Big Gucci Sosa (2014), Nobody (2014), and Almighty DP (2015). In 2015, he announced his new album “The Cozart” and signed with Filmon. Keef declared his retirement from rap in 2016, but he returned to the music scene in 2017.
Chief Keef’s Achievements And Awards
So far, he hasn’t received an official award, but one of his greatest accomplishments is being able to stand up as a great rapper and make a living from it.
Chief Keef’s Net Worth
Chief Keef’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of August 2023. His music sales, concert tours, and label Glo Gang account for the majority of his earnings. He has not made much money because he did not meet the Interscope deal of selling over 250 000 units by the end of 2013.
Chief Keef is a highly influential figure in hip-hop for his musical style as well as his gangster image; he began his career at a young age and has managed to make a name for himself despite criminal charges.
Chief Keef Girlfriend, Dating
Chief Keef is unmarried and of African-American descent. Keef has four children: two sons and two daughters, each from a different mother. He had his first child, a daughter when he was 16 years old. Many women have claimed to be the mother of Chief’s child, but he has never responded, causing even more trouble.
He got engaged to Mesha in 2013 and broke up with her after a short time for undisclosed reasons; however, some sources revealed it was due to their age difference because Mesha was five years older, and neither of them was ready for marriage due to their careers. Chief Keef has found himself on the wrong side of the law several times after being served with multiple child support requests from his baby’s mothers. Other arrests and charges against him include probation violation, drug dealing, and disorderly conduct.
He once sparked outrage when he named his son “Filmon Dot Com.” He signed a three-album, $6 million contract with Interscope Records in 2012, with a $440,000 advance; however, he was dropped by the label in October 2014 due to low sales. Chief Keef was evicted from his Highland Park home, so he moved to Los Angeles and began collecting art. He believes his new home is quiet, inspires him, and has completely changed his life.